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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Licensed Addiction Therapist

Pasadena, USA
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COMPANY: ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAMS INC.

Job Description

 

 

Therapist

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for performing individual and group therapy sessions with clients. The ability to utilize various therapeutic modalities in line with the clinical program is essential. Day-to-day responsibilities may vary.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Core duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

• Perform individual and/or group therapy sessions with clients utilizing various modalities in line with clinical treatment program.

• Chart and document clients progress into EMR software; reflecting each resident’s demonstration of participation, presenting manifestations, and plan of action.

• Perform individual check-ins with each client, and document accordingly into EMR software.

• Perform supportive therapeutic activities on and off site.

• Document, assess and provide crisis interventions as needed.

• Perform clerical duties such as answer phones, make copies, scan documents, filing, etc.

• Perform Intake Assessments when needed.

• Provide case management and referrals as needed.

• Complete drug and alcohol assessment and develop individualized treatment plan in collaboration with the client.

• Monitor residents as needed.

• Attend clinical supervision.

• Comply with HIPPA and other mandates regarding client care and confidentiality.

• Special Projects as needed.

Required Education and Experience:

• Three or more years of verifiable experience in residential/outpatient substance abuse treatment.

• Bachelors Degree.

• Licensed with State licensing body.

• Valid Drivers License.

• Previous experience in a recovery related field preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Knowledge of substance abuse related issues and the recovery process.

• Knowledge of the recovery field including the recovery practices and the 12-step process.

• Ability to maintain ethical and professional boundaries with clients and staff members.

• Knowledge of the process and signs of acute withdrawal from substances.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

• Knowledge of HIPAA regulations and guidelines.

• Must be organized, detail oriented, and have the ability to multitask.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Critical thinking and problem solving skills.

• Must be able to work in a team environment.

• CPR certification


Role: Licensed Addiction Therapist
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Location: Pasadena,

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